(CBS) – Police in northwest Indiana are searching for a man who knocked a woman off her bike and then tried to rape her earlier this week.
It happened on a bike path near Liverpool Road in Gary, a fairly pristine section of bike path near the Gary/Hobart border, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.READ MORE: 'Great Lake Jumper' Dan O'Conor Has Jumped Into Lake Michigan Every Day For Over A Year, And Has Come Out Better For It
But on Tuesday, police say a man used his bike to knock a woman off hers and attacked her. The woman managed to get away, says Gary Police Cpl. Gabrielle King.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Hot And Sunny For Days To Come
The 27-year-old victim was treated for minor injuries and released and unable to give police a detailed description of her attacker.MORE NEWS: College Student Foundation Donates New Uniforms To Southside Wolfpack Youth Football Team
Gary police say they don’t believe Tuesday’s attack was related to a series of attacks on women in Chicago’s south suburbs.